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URI to host 10th annual R.I. Accountants and Auditors Institute Oct. 3

Media Contact: Jhodi Redlich, 401-874-4500

KINGSTON, R.I. – September 19, 2007 -- The University of Rhode Island will host the 10th Annual Rhode Island Accountants and Auditors Institute on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 8:45 a.m. at the URI Feinstein Providence Campus.

The general session workshop, “Budget Challenges of the Statutory Tax Cap – One Year On," includes speakers: William J. Fazioli senior vice president of First Southwest Co.; David N. Cicilline mayor of Providence; and Scott Avedisian mayor of Warwick.

Workshops being held between 10:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. are: “Effective Business Communication and You: Challenges and Rewards,” “Advanced Excel–Working with Charts and Graphs” and “Accounting and Auditing Developments.” Workshops being held between 1:15 and 2:45 p.m. are: “Auditing Ethics,” “GASB 45–The Study is Done–Now How to Fund it?” and “Here a Fraud, There a Fraud, Everywhere a Fraud-Fraud.” For each of these times participants will attend one workshop.

Admission to the institute is $75, which includes various seminars, workshops, lunch and seven professional continuing education credits (CPE's). The campus is located at 80 Washington St., Providence.

For more information or to register for the institute, call the URI Office of Special Programs at 401-277-5050.